Cruisers Forum

  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 03-10-2015, 05:46   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: World cruising
Boat: Nordhavn 72
Posts: 59
Firewall for FleetBroadband satellite internet

I have a FleetBroadband 250 system on my boat that the previous owner installed. I am keen to start using it but know that I need a good firewall between the FB250 and any on-board devices to restrict the types of traffic that can be sent over the satellite link so that costs don't get out of control. Most people seem to use either the Redport Optimizer or the Redbox from Mailasail for this purpose, but both these solutions seem to require a subscription to the vendor's proprietary system (e.g. xgate) which I am keen to avoid.

Can anyone recommend a suitable hardware firewall (preferably with built-in wifi) that I can configure myself and that won't restrict me to a particular vendor's services?

Many thanks,

MV Alchemy is offline   Reply With Quote

broadband, internet, satellite

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Has anyone experience running TracPhone Vx or Inmarsat FleetBroadband ? Zonker Marine Electronics 27 23-07-2012 04:54
Satellite Email / Internet / Phone Cadence10m Marine Electronics 14 27-12-2009 14:35
Global Internet / Satellite - Numbers, Perspective, No Hype Marine Electronics 14 21-07-2009 09:38
Satellite Internet For Online Business (Someone has to buy the booze) Sailor Amy Marine Electronics 7 07-03-2009 20:48

Advertise Here

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:24.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.